The mission of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM) is "Serving Humanity to Honor God" by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Rio Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church.
Conducts research and analysis on health and healthcare issues relevant to the MHM's strategic planning and growth agenda.
Identifies, analyzes and tracks key local, state, and federal healthcare issues to report to leadership to assist in aligning strategic connections.
Engages local and national experts to inform the data compilation process and to assist in data analysis as well as learn of innovative best practices in health and healthcare that may not yet have well published data.
Identifies, prepares and presents data, for internal and external use, seminars, forums, presentations and newsletter articles. Materials must be synthesized into simple and relevant materials for various audiences.
Plays a key role in identifying and compiling summary data to be used in producing background information for strategic initiatives, including regional collective impact initiatives.
Conducts research and uses data to support key community partners with adhoc requests and projects. This includes but is not limited to conducting focus groups to increase organizational sensitivity/understanding of 'lived experience' of identified health issues.
Conducts research on special projects as requested by MHM leadership.
Participates fully as a key member of the Community Engagement team focused on the organization's regionalization and collective impact initiatives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in social/behavioral sciences, statistics, public health economics or related field; and a minimum of five years' experience in research, analytical work required. Group facilitation experience preferred. Experience with complex project management and management of multiple stakeholder needs.
Must be able to speak effectively and respond to questions from diverse audiences. Must be fluent in English, Spanish bilingual preferred.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of public policy documents.
Ability to analyze and interpret a variety of community dynamics and its implications. Must have strong quantitative, research, and data analytic skills. Ability to manage time and pay close attention to detail.
Comfort with ambiguity and ability to thrive in a fluid, entrepreneurial environment; Results oriented, skilled at leading and participating in teams, and able to manage multiple and complex objectives and tasks concurrently with tight deadlines. Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills and function well in high pressure and small team environments.
Certificates and Licenses:
Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of the Internet, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to drive and have access to a car, maintain a valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is exposed to an office environment and community settings having direct contact with people on a regular basis. Position may necessitate bending, stooping, twisting, turning, walking, sitting and standing for periods of time. Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 25 pounds.
Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) and subcontractor(s) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Methodist Healthcare Ministries (MHM) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
MHM complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
MHM expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MHM's employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.
MHM makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodation would impose an undue business hardship.
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